FEV reinforces vehicle business unit
Effective November 1, Michael Hog has accepted global responsibility as group vice president vehicle at international engineering service provider FEV. The company’s core competences include vehicle integration, chassis engineering, NVH optimization, and benchmarking. Hog will report to Dr. Ralf Marquard, COO of FEV Group Holding GmbH. The European responsibility for the vehicle business unit continues to be lead in the well-proven manner by Klaus Wolff. Hog studied aerospace technology at the University of Stuttgart. Prior to accepting his position at FEV, he held a leading position in the field of vehicle integration at a reputable engineering company.
"With Michael Hog, we have placed the global strategic management of our vehicle business unit in the hands of an experienced and extremely well-connected leader with significant vehicle and project experience," explains Professor Stefan Pischinger, President and CEO of the FEV Group. "Filling this position will add strategic expertise to the company that will allow us, on a global scale, to better meet the growing demand for comprehensive development services ranging from vehicle integration to full vehicle development."
"I consider my core task to be the strengthening of the global footprint and the expansion of the vehicle business unit,” explains Michael Hog. "The existing expertise in full vehicle development and powertrains provides an ideal basis for the development of integrated solutions."
The FEV Group, with headquarters in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized vehicle development services provider. FEV’s expertise ranges from consulting to the development and testing of innovative vehicle concepts through readiness for serial production. In addition to traditional engine and transmission development, vehicle integration, calibration, and the homologation of state-of-the-art gasoline and diesel engines, increasing importance is being placed on the development of hybrid and electric powertrains as well as alternative fuels. FEV experts focus on the advancement of electronic control systems, as well as connected vehicles and automation.
The “FEV Software and Testing Solutions” product portfolio complements these services with cutting-edge test fields, measuring equipment and software solutions that help make the development process more efficient and transfer significant process steps from the road to the test rig – or even to computer simulation.
FEV offers these services to its transport industry customers around the world. The FEV Group employs over 4500 highly-qualified specialists in high-tech development centers near its customers at 40 locations on four continents.